Singapore markets remain orderly in view of Greece crisis: MAS

MAS is closely monitoring developments in the Eurozone economy and global financial markets. -AsiaOne

Finance professionals cheer new training support

How four early to mid-career financial professionals plan to take advantage of the new SkillsFuture initiatives. -ST

6 reasons why you should take charge of your retirement today

With each passing day, you are drawing closer to retirement. Find out why it is better to face this reality earlier than later. -Advertising feature

4 reasons why topping up your loved ones' CPF Account trumps giving cash

The CPF Board actually allows you to top up another person's CPF Account from your Ordinary Account, but the ability is limited only to your parents, parents-in-law, grandparents, grandparents-in-law, spouse and siblings. -MoneySmart

China nominates Jin Liqun AIIB's president-designate

China on Monday nominated Jin Liqun as the president-designate of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). -China Daily/ANN

Win-win way to get rich: Help others make money

He notes that various metrics, such as the number of users and time spent by users on the app, have been growing by 100 per cent or more since the beginning of this year. -ST

Is City Harvest Church Founder Kong Hee's Home worth $10 million?

If the home were to sell at $10 million, it would sell at a premium, or Transaction-Over-X-Value (TOX) of $1.3 million (i.e., 10-8.7). -SRX Property

Renovating flat? Rule on cement may drive up bill

Use of pre-packed cement a must; flat owners who sign contracts on or after June 1 affected. -ST

3 risks you take when buying uncompleted property in Singapore

As most Singaporeans have the luxury of living with their parents until their property is built, buying uncompleted property that will only be ready for habitation in 4-5 years is very common here -MoneySmart

1MDB and Greece: Double-whammy hits the ringgit

That's the Malaysian currency's weakest since it was pegged at 3.80 to the US dollar during the Asian Financial Crisis in the late 1990s. -CNBC

Comparing corridors across different public housing projects

The Straits Times takes a look at corridor widths across different public housing projects for comparison. -ST

British shoe seller tries to crowdfund Greek bailout

Thom Feeney told AFP outside his shop in London's Covent Garden that he had been overwhelmed by the response and the messages of support, raising over 451,000 euros (S$679,860) by 2330 GMT on Tuesday after just two days. -AFP

Greece becomes first developed country to default on IMF

The future of efforts to restore its finances and meet creditor demands for reforms were in question, with fresh proposals from Athens spurned Tuesday as the country moved toward a referendum Sunday on EU bailout offers. -AFP

Millionaires turn more bearish

According to Spectrem, the main reason confidence fell among millionaires was the Fed and the prospect of rising interest rates. -CNBC


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